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Dec 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
released. in the newsroom lillian kim, abc 7 news. zimplgt a new law begins next year that is aimed at protecting mountain lions if they pose no immediate threat to people. it passed after two cubs were shot in san mateo county last year. wildlife groups talked about the new law in san mateo county. >> people gathered not far from here today to remember the sad incident involving those two mountain lion cubs that were shot and killed. they want to celebrate a new law that protects the animals. >> richard won't forget the day a year ago when two mountain lion cubs wandered into his neighborhood and were shot and killed by wardens who thought they posed a threat. >> it didn't seem that it was necessary to kill them, and we need to do everything we can to protect these animals. >> there are opportunities and options now that weren't available last year. >> reporter: state senator jerry hill says the killing of the cubs sparked so much public outrage, it prompted him to propose legislation requiringed game wardens to use nonlethal alternatives to capture big cats unless they pose an imm
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
and help us give where you live. >> a california law on dna selection will face a major test in federal appeals court. the law requires dna samples be taken from anyone who has been arrested for a felony in california. voters passed it in 2004. the american civil liberties union sued in 2009 saying the law is institutional. the state claimed it helped solve so-called cold cases like decade old murders, the u.s. supreme court upheld a similar law in merchandize. >> ad heart to musical acts refusing to play at sea world. they're backing out of the show after a movie showing treatment of animals at sea world. willie nelson and bare laked ladies has also pulled out. >> someone spotted a mountain lyon in half moon bay this morning. it happened at 2:00 along highway '2. the deputies did not find the big cat. lion sighting are common in the area. >> there's a meat recall affecting california. federal agriculture inspectors are recalling 2600 pounds or whole boneless hams, shipped by santa maria foods of ontario canada. test shows listeria pathogens in 50-pound becomes. the boxes are labeled pr
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
expert fixing problems like this. >> that is it. >> it's not magic. it's like murphy's law. >> in this case, an expansion tank. in others insulation problems and in this world, issues with a four-stair heating system. >> you wait until it breaks, then, you call. then make of mind bending explanations. >> you replace the board. >> when parts work hard yes, stuff goes wrong. >> then, when you get a heat wave, what happens? >> air conditioning goes up. >> >>> and a power outage sent some residents into a deep freeze. power restored to all but a few dozen folks at this point. but 4100 customers lost electricity this morning including three skoochls they had to move students to sunniest and warmest classrooms. >> it's probably about 25 degrees in there. because i know it's about just shy of 30 here. and in there, it's colder. this is a cement. >> also calling a financial hardship for businesses like huckel berry's cafe. >> this is painful. yes. friday is a big day. so this is painful. and our hours are only 7:00 to 3:00. it's going to be a bad day for us. >> tough break. pg&e sa
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
to overturn a key part of the obama administration's health care law. the justices did not comment today in leaving in place a federal appeals court ruling dismissing liberty university's lawsuit. liberty challenged the portion of the law that requires most employers to provide health insurance to their workers or pay a fine. the supreme court separately is considering whether for-profit corporations can mount religious objections to the law's requirement to include birth control among preventive health benefits. >>> saving money on your prescription drugs might not be as difficult as you've been led to believe. >> yeah. here with the secret is 7 on your side's michael finney. this is interesting stuff. >> by saving money, i'm not talking about nickels and dimes here. a couple of dollars. i'm talking about cutting the cost of your drugs in half. sometimes much more than that. the secret -- it's been right in front of you all the time. medications are expensive. we all know that. or are they? dr. david belk is a patient advocate and says we have been misled. >> more often than not, people
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
of bart unions planning to sue the district the unions claim the board broke state law, removing an item from the deal. so could another strike be looming? here is abc7 transportation reporter. >> the labor council describe what's led up to the lawsuit. >> in these years we've never seen anything like this. >> the lawsuit filed in alameda county court says it's illegal for the board to remove a single item from the contract then offered to the unions on a take it, or leave it, basis. >> they must honor the total final agreement. we're asking a court to enforce the obligation to do so. >> the lawsuit isn't needed it's going to delay a resolution to this dispute. >> the disputed contract was reached after six months of painful negotiations and two strikes the unions ratified it. bart says it discovered a clause was signed by mistake. section 4.8 giving six weeks of paid leave. bart says the legal paper trail shows the district rejected it twice. it never intended to agree to it because it makes the deal far too expensive. >> there are ways we can implement that language that would be acces
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
a law he has no excuse to be unfamiliar. he tells abc7 news he was acting not as a lobbyist but as the company's attorney. >> still ahead a fwaj gadget making big waves. >>> a bay area start up wants to improve your hear [woman] you wrapped the... [man] it's nothing but tape... [woman] it's a block. we're havin' a baby! [laughter in background] [woman screams] are we havin' a baby? [ambient crying and laughter] >>> positive news in're out looking for a job. saying small businesses added 215,000 names to payrolls last month. also said october numbers were much stronger than estimated the robert was not good enough for wall street. the dow lost 24 points today. and appleby's hoping to stream line your dining experience putting a tablet at your table. you'll be able to add to the order and pay your check. without waiting for the staff. technology at apple. >> well, more than three quarters of people with hearing loss don't do anything bit. >> well, now a start up is trying to do something about that by making hearing aids cheaper and easier to get. >> tire onspends time o
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